Gaining "Momentum" 2009 PDG Conference

Kapp Notes

Opening my talk at the PDG Momentum 2009 Conference in Philadelphia. The title of my talk was " The Wrong Information to the Wrong Person at the Wrong Time: Why Corporate Training Programs are Not Alighted with Today's Workforce."

Tool Set 2009

Tony Karrer

The information in this series has been something I've been presenting, writing, blogging about and more recently doing workshops around. But hopefully 2009 will be the year when that begins to change. Tool Sets are Personal A caveat that I make in every presentation on this topic is that studies of personal information management repeatedly show that tool sets and methods for personal work and learning are personal.

2009 Predictions How Did I Do?

Tony Karrer

In fact, my 12 eLearning Predictions for 2009 , was most popular post for 2009 (see 2009 Top Posts and Topics ) and it came up pretty high in the recent Top 125 eLearning Posts of 2009. Certainly the Hottest Topics in eLearning for 2009 were social and informal learning.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Top Ten Tools for 2009

Learning Visions

Wednesday, April 15, 2009 My Top Ten Tools for 2009 Cammys Top 10 Tools of 2009 These are my favorite tools in support of my own learning adventures. Google Reader Its how I stay informed on the latest blog posts and news. Not only is Twitter great for the occasional laugh, but also a great source of information and links. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

My Top Ten Tools for Learning 2009

Experiencing eLearning

Wikipedia is the first place I check for basic, “good enough&# information on many topics. If I want to learn more about something when I have little or no background information, the reference lists for each are often a good place to start.

Hot List - April 1, 2009 to April 11, 2009

Tony Karrer

Top 100 eLearning Items - eLearning Technology , April 7, 2009 Interesting that my own post got the top spot. My top ten tips for getting started with eLearning: - Ignatia Webs , April 6, 2009 It ain’t always easy to dive into eLearning. Building Better Learning Games - Learning Visions , April 9, 2009 Interested in building casual games for your learners? Don't Waste Your Time , April 1, 2009 This has been brewing for some time now.

Learning in 3D Summer 2009: Class Five

Kapp Notes

Hillary's page also has other great Second Life information. Scripting tips from Matt. This week's class was a whirl wind of different platforms. We started in Second Life and then we went to ProtoSphere and then to Centra and then back to Second Life.

Learning in 3D Summer 2009: Class Four

Kapp Notes

She provide advise on creating phantom walls, how to make a roof and other key building information. Class visits the Holocaust Museum in Second Life. This class consisted of three different parts. The first part we visited the exhibit at the US Holocaust Museum.

The Big Question: Predictions for 2009

Clive on Learning

The Learning Circuits Blog Big Question for January asks what are your challenges, plans and predictions for 2009? Here are my offerings: Challenges Keeping innovation and change on the agenda when all anyone's interested in is survival.

Informal Learning

Bottom-Line Performance

They also want to keep some sense of control over the information that goes out, lest incorrect or careless information lead to some unintentional catastrophe. It’s easy to fall into the same trap Gina Minks describes in a recent post on informal learning: “I am easily distracted with shiny, interesting, technical things. Tags: Learning Research emerging trends and technologies informal learning

LearnX Asia Pacific 2009 - Day 1

E-Learning Provocateur

For more information about speed thinking, visit Ken’s website and refer to his book The Idea Generator. I attended the annual LearnX Asia Pacific conference this week at Sydney’s Darling Harbour. While the weather was dreary, I found the sessions topical and thought provoking.

LearnX Asia Pacific 2009 - Day 2

E-Learning Provocateur

Margaret offers them the following tips: always be mindful of the remote worker/learner; train them to chunk their days into productive periods free from interruption; avoid information overload; and build social capital through social networking.

Top 20 Posts for Q1 2009

Tony Karrer

Twitter as Personal Learning and Work Tool 12 eLearning Predictions for 2009 eLearning Conferences Tool Set 2009 Remote Collaboration Better Memory Share Best Practices – Patterns Information Radar How long does it take to select an LMS? One of the best things about having kids is getting a Spring Break with them. I'm fortunate enough to be doing that this week.

2009 Top Posts and Topics: Kapp Notes

Kapp Notes

The ASTD Big question this month is an annual question: What did you learn about learning in 2009? So one of the tasks I will do to answer this question is to see what posts were the Best of 2009 from several different sources. How Long Does It Take to Develop One Hour of E-Learning-Updated for 2009. I had done some work in this area in 2003 and wanted to see if any information had changed. Here are my top posts via Google Analytics for 2009.(I'll

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Guild 2009 Salary Report

Learning Visions

Wednesday, January 07, 2009 eLearning Guild 2009 Salary Report Check out the 2009 salary report from the eLearning Guild. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

Microphones and Audio Information

Tony Karrer

I just saw a couple of comments on my post Recommended End of Year eLearning Tools Spending? that were asking about quality differences between a Blue Snowball mic and SHURE mics.

My Top Ten Tools for 2009

Learning Visions

Cammy's Top 10 Tools of 2009 These are my favorite tools in support of my own learning adventures. Google Reader It's how I stay informed on the latest blog posts and news. Not only is Twitter great for the occasional laugh, but also a great source of information and links. My iPod Touch I know that this is a piece of hardware, but it makes learning and recording information on the fly a breeze, at least when there's wireless around.

Informal Learning Part 1 from Jay Cross

ID Reflections

Tags: technology collaborative learning social learning informal learning adult learning

Favorite 2009 posts on Informal Learning Blog

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Here are the most popular posts on the Informal Learning Blog in 2009. Business Impact of Social and Informal Learning. T o implement social/informal learning infrastructure projects, learning and development professionals need to shift their focus from learning to earning.

Informal Learning Part 3 from Jay Cross

ID Reflections

Tags: corporate training collaborative learning social learning informal learning adult learning

Promoting the use of Information Visualization

Web Courseworks

Is the use of visual representation or information visualization really common sense, or do we need new tools and standards to help guide us in communicating? My favorite information visualization tool is a meeting agenda on PowerPoint.

LearnTrends 2009

Jay Cross

LearnTrends 2009 is going to be awesome. Merging Information, Media, and Social Learning. Check the Agenda on the LearnTrends 2009 tab. Yesterday I drew up the tentative agenda. Our theme is convergence in corporate learning.

eLearning Learning – March 1 – 15 2009

Tony Karrer

Adult Learning in the Workplace – Research Findings Top Keywords PKM eLearning Tools Informal Learning Swish Adobe Captivate Twitter LinkedIn Tools Harbinger Adobe Google Articulate Microsoft eLearning Technology. Here are the top items via eLearning Learning.

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Data, Information, Insight.A Fine Balance!

ID Reflections

Don't settle for information, demand insight!" The first few weeks here, I did not fully appreciate the depth of this message till I came across the following video by Nick Milton of Knoco.com discussing data, information and knowledge. "Data is raw material!

Informal Learning Part 2 from Jay Cross: Informal learning is like a bicycle ride

ID Reflections

Informal learnign, on the other hand, is like a solo bicycle ride. Tags: corporate training communities of practice collaborative learning social learning informal learning

McAfee Keynote at DevLearn 2009

Clark Quinn

Andy McAfee gave us a lively and informative presentation on his view of Enterprise 2.0. Punctuated by insightful examples, he defined Enterprise 2.0

Informal Learning About Accessibility

Experiencing eLearning

It does seem like there isn’t much formal learning about accessibility happening though; most of the responses were for various kinds of informal learning. Informally from coworkers: 11%. I intended “on-the-job training&# to mean formal training, separate from “informally from coworkers.&# Posted in Accessibility, Informal Learning. Tags: Informal Learning Accessibility

Lance Dublin: Formalizing Informal Learning

Learning Visions

Lance Dublin: Formalizing Informal Learning ….&#%!? Need to think about New Learning Principles: Rapid Mobile Collaborative Immersive (we don’t want to be lectured at) Formal vs. Informal – a spectrum Examples of a formal learning activity: webinar, classroom, lecture, etc. Examples of informal: Water cooler, SoMe Informal learning is never intentional. Lance asks: What happens if you add intentionality to an informal activity? [My notes from a webinar.

The Big Question: What did you learn about learning in 2009?

Clive on Learning

Quite a lot actually.

The Big Question - What I Learned About Learning in 2009

Upside Learning

What did you learn about Learning in 2009? I think my learning for 2009 was focused around three primary areas; this obviously derives from my focus on innovation in elearning and is biased, but here goes.

Interview with Tony Karrer on Informal and Social Learning

Learning Visions

Steve Lowenthal interviews Dr. Tony Karrer to get his thoughts on informal and social learning in the enterprise. Tags: e-learning industry social learning tony karrer informal learning Be sure to listen to the latest Kineo podcast with Dr. Tony Karrer.

CIPD Learning and Development Survey 2009

Upside Learning

More and more now, IT systems form the underlying network for information exchange in the organization - it’s these very networks that support and enhance learning and performance.

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Too Much Information or a Skills Gap

Tony Karrer

Too Much Information) (found via Stephen Downes ). Information Overload and Learning.” Jonah Lehrer suggests the danger of too much information is “it can actually interfere with understanding.” Wesley Fryer discusses How are you dealing with TMI?

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Informal Learning Technology

Tony Karrer

There's a fantastic post by Stephen Downes - New Technology Supporting Informal Learning. In his post, he really is looking primarily at the University of Manitoba's Connectivism Course that he designed and delivered with George Siemens to 2200 students in Fall 2008 and you can tell that he's busy thinking about the technology behind the Fall 2009 course. Thanks Stephen for a great post and a lot of insights into the technology side of supporting informal learning.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Interview with Tony Karrer on Informal and Social Learning

Learning Visions

Thursday, October 01, 2009 Interview with Tony Karrer on Informal and Social Learning Be sure to listen to the latest Kineo podcast with Dr. Tony Karrer. Steve Lowenthal interviews Dr. Tony Karrer to get his thoughts on informal and social learning in the enterprise.

Our Top 10 Learning Tools 2009

Upside Learning

We decided to contribute to the 2009 list by sending in our own list of Top 10 Tools for Learning Professionals. Google Reader (and numerous blogs): Blogs have been a huge source of information, as well as a big influencer, about anything new in recent times. Jane Hart conducts annual surveys of the top 100 learning tools. Her site, Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies , has some wonderful resources on learning tools, social learning, and more.

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Formalising the informal?

From the Coleface

There’s a popular myth in the learning industry that 80% of the learning that happens in organisations is informal whilst 20% is derived from formal learning interventions e.g. face to face courses and e-learning. How could you actually measure how much informal learning is actually happening with any degree of scientific robustness? But putting aside my hobby horses, I have read quite a lot about informal learning over the past few weeks.